International Enrollment Management, International Student and Scholar Services, Teaching Learning and Scholarship
Director, Center for Languages and Global Learning at Saint Francis University
Search Status: Applications received by November 30, 2019, will receive primary consideration.
Saint Francis University invites applications for the Founding Director of the university’s new Center for Languages and Global Learning. This is a 12-month administrative position that will carry a faculty appointment commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Duties will include supervising and monitoring all language programs to ensure quality and compliance according to professional, university, and HR policies and procedures; identifying, managing, and evaluating qualified full- and part-time faculty; overseeing the Center’s budget and expenses; recruiting new and current students into language programs; developing community outreach, particularly among high school students seeking language/study abroad opportunities; promoting and growing study abroad programs, particularly SFU’s campus in Ambialet, France; working with Academic Schools and Deans to enhance and evaluate course offerings and study abroad programs; collaborating with Enrollment Management and Athletics on goals related to international students; building language programs for online delivery through Francis Worldwide; and grant writing to support the development of global languages and study abroad.
Qualified candidates will have a doctorate (Ph.D. or other terminal degree) in a language or related international or cultural discipline; language fluency in French, Spanish, or Italian, preferably more than one of these languages; evidence of teaching excellence and active scholarly involvement; administrative experience, especially in supervising people, managing a complex budget, and overseeing deadline driven processes; experience with international students and faculty; a willingness and ability to travel cost effectively as required.
Interested applicants should apply online https://www.francis.edu/employment, then submit a cover letter, CV, and a list of three references to: email@example.com.
Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE
About Saint Francis University
Saint Francis University, founded in 1847, is a small Masters comprehensive, Catholic University sponsored by the Franciscan Friars. Saint Francis University's scenic 600-acre campus is located about sixty-five miles east of Pittsburgh in the Laurel Highlands region of central Pennsylvania, and provides an excellent learning environment for over 2,100 undergraduate and graduate students.
Following the Franciscan tradition, Saint Francis University’s Mission Statement is “A Mind for Excellence, A Spirit for Peace and Justice, and A Heart for Service.”